unanswerable

adjective un·an·swer·able \ ˌən-ˈan(t)s-rə-bəl , -ˈan(t)-sə- \
Updated on: 19 Nov 2017

Definition of unanswerable

: not capable of being answered; also : irrefutable

unanswerability

play \ˌən-ˌan(t)s-rə-ˈbi-lə-tē, -ˌan(t)-sə-\ noun

unanswerably

play \ˌən-ˈan(t)s-rə-blē, -ˈan(t)-sə-\ adverb

Examples of unanswerable in a Sentence

  1. the unanswerable assertion that she didn't know much about art but she knew what she liked

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First Known Use of unanswerable

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UNANSWERABLE Defined for English Language Learners

unanswerable

adjective

Definition of unanswerable for English Language Learners

  • : not capable of being answered

  • : impossible to prove wrong



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